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24-September-2018 (Russell Byers)
24-September-2018 (Russell Byers)

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / John Huth / Russell Byers / Department of State Development Queensland (Liz Clinton)

The monument commemorates the men and women of the Netherlands who joined in the defence of Australia from 1941 to 1945 during World War Two.

On Friday 3 November 2017, the monument was rededicated at Memorial Corner in Roma Street Parkland.  It was relocated from its former location at Queen’s Place (corner Alice and George Streets, Brisbane) due to the Queen's Wharf Brisbane Integrated Resort Development.


Address:Albert Street, Roma Street Parklands, Memorial Corner, Brisbane, 4000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.463722
Long: 153.020314
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 4th May, 2004
Front Inscription

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The Royal Netherlands Navy and Naval Air Service

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The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army

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The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force

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The Netherlands Merchant Navy

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The civilian population of the Dutch East Indies
Ende dispereert niet

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This plaque commemorates the dedication of the Netherlands and Netherlands East Indies Memorial on Friday 3 November 2017

This memorial was originally located in Queen’s Place, Brisbane and relocated to Roma Street Parkland.

Department of State Development     Department of Housing and Public Works     City Parkland Services

Plaque :

This Memorial Recognizes Those Men And
Women From The Netherlands And The
Netherlands East Indies, Who Joined The
People Of Australia In The Defence Of Their
Country In The Years 1941 - 1945

Opdat Wij Niet Vergeten

Plaque :

The Netherlands and Netherlands East Indies 
Memorial was officially unveiled by 
The Honourable Robert Schwarten MP  
Minister for Public Works, Housing and Racing 
Dr Hans Sondaal 
Ambassador for the Netherlands 
on 4 May 2004

Captain Kusper Kuiper   Consul to the Netherlands Queensland
Mal Grierson                   Director General Department of Public Works


Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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